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News & Updates

Outreach across TO in 2014 February 17, 2015

TEA volunteers and staff host and attend events in communities across Toronto throughout the year.

Check out the map to see where we went in 2014!

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SPROUT: Etobicoke South Community Conversation February 12, 2015

Attention South Etobicoke residents: Attend Live Green Toronto's upcoming community meeting on air quality! 

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New Provincial Climate Change Consultation Needs a City Focus February 12, 2015

On Thursday, Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change announced a new round of public consultations focusing on how to reduce greenhouse gas pollution and get Ontario ready for climate change. 

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Decision on Scarborough Subway Should Be Revisited February 10, 2015

Recently, there has been a lot of media attention about potential problems with the proposed Scarborough Subway. This attention is good.

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How Transit Fares in the 2015 Budget February 09, 2015

It's a "good news-bad news" budget for transit. 

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A Look Back at TEA’s Work on Local Food February 05, 2015

Do you have two minutes to learn about local food procurement in Toronto? TEA’s Executive Director Franz Hartmann was featured in a short video series on Local Food Learners – Better Health, Economy and Environment.

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TEA Talks to the City Budget Committee February 05, 2015

On February 2nd, TEA Executive Director Franz Hartmann commented on the proposed 2015 City Budget to Budget Committee. Below are his comments.

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Council Watch - Dollars and Sense February 02, 2015

In this issue of Council Watch, TEA previews what to expect from City Council's 2015 budget. And we've got some exciting updates from our campaigns.

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2015 Local Air Quality Study Locations Unveiled! January 12, 2015

It was just announced at Toronto City Hall that 3 Local Air Quality Studies will get started this year, covering 9 City Wards!

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Council Watch - Green Schemes for 2015 January 12, 2015

In this issue of Council Watch, TEA would like to wish you a very Happy New Year and tell you what's in store for 2015.

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Councillors Create new Climate Change Committee January 12, 2015

Earlier today, Councillors on the City's Parks and Environment Committee made history by establishing the city's first Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Subcommittee to focus on what Toronto can do to get the city ready for climate change. 

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Long Term Waste Plan - Jan 2015 update January 09, 2015

What do Torontonians think about waste? In the summer of 2014, the City held four Public Consultation sessions, attended events and took a survey of public ideas and thoughts on dealing with Toronto's waste for the next 50 years.

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Threats to the Greenbelt January 04, 2015

The Province of Ontario will soon launch a review of Ontario's world-famous Greenbelt. As we prepare for the review, it's important to focus on the biggest threats to the Greenbelt and make sure they are addressed.

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Council Watch - Take a minute, make it happen December 05, 2014

In this issue of Council Watch, take one minute to send a letter to Mayor Tory asking him to keep his commitments to the environment. Also TEA gives you an overview of the new council appointments. 

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Tell John Tory the Environment is a Priority December 03, 2014

During his 2014 election campaign, Mayor Tory supported many of TEA's recommendations in our Green Action Agenda, including actions to prepare for climate change, to reduce waste and toxics, and to improve TTC service and air monitoring.

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Council Watch - Comedy of Errors November 13, 2014

In this issue, TEA invites you to join us at Ecobunk - TEA's annual fundraiser and comedy show. We also give you an update on the latest transit developments and TEA's coalition work. 

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Toronto's Transit Future November 11, 2014

68 recommendations to improve TTC Service in a new report from the Transit Workers Union

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Vote 2014: Invest for the Future October 30, 2014

Election Results: Some Good News for the Environment

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Council Watch - Election: What comes next for Toronto's environment? October 30, 2014

On Monday evening Torontonians elected a new Mayor, and 7 new Councillors. 37 Councillors who served on the last City Council were re-elected.

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Spotlight on Mercury October 24, 2014

Mercury is one of the top toxic chemicals released into Toronto's air and water. That is why TEA is tackling the two largest sources of mercury.

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